Summary: A specialty which is concerned with the health and medical problems of man in AVIATION (aviation medicine) and SPACE FLIGHT.
Publications236 found, 100 shown here
- HSI for dummiesChuck Surman
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:543. 2007
- [In-flight medical emergencies. American and European viewpoints on the duties of health care personnel]Bror Gårdelöf
Anestesi och intensivvårdskliniken, Universitetssjukhuset, Linkoping
Lakartidningen 99:3596-9. 2002..Medical professionals can and should assist the cabin crew in their care for ill passengers on board. We also have unique possibilities to inform our patients in advance, whenever flying means an increased health risk...
- Responding to medical events during commercial airline flightsMark A Gendreau
Department of Emergency Medicine, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
N Engl J Med 346:1067-73. 2002
- Summary of medical investigations in the U.S.S.R. manned space missionsO G Gazenko
Institute of Biomedical Problems, USSR Ministry of Health, Moscow
Acta Astronaut 8:907-17. 1981..Attention should be given to psychological, social-psychological and ethical problems that may also limit further increase in flight duration...
- Development and validation of the spaceflight cognitive assessment tool for windows (WinSCAT)Robert L Kane
Neuropsychology, Baltimore VA Medical Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:B183-91. 2005..The rationale, background, and development of WinSCAT are described, research supporting its use is summarized, and recommendations are made for its continued development...
- Surgical and medical emergencies on board European aircraft: a retrospective study of 10189 casesMichael Sand
Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Crit Care 13:R3. 2009..In-flight medical and surgical emergencies (IMEs) onboard commercial aircrafts occur quite commonly. However, little epidemiological research exists concerning these incidents...
- Prevalence of cardiovascular abnormalities in pilots involved in fatal general aviation airplane accidentsNarinder Taneja
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Aviation Human Factors Division, Savoy 61874, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 73:1025-30. 2002..The purpose of this study was to analyze the cardiovascular abnormalities in pilots involved in fatal general aviation airplane accidents...
- Pediatric emergencies on a US-based commercial airlineBrian R Moore
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 21:725-9. 2005..The purpose of this investigation was to determine the incidence and character of pediatric emergencies on a US-based commercial airline and to evaluate current in-flight medical kits...
- Relationship of age and simulated flight performanceJ A Yesavage
Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 47:819-23. 1999..To determine the relationship between age and aviator performance on a flight simulator...
- Relationship of CogScreen-AE to flight simulator performance and pilot ageJ L Taylor
Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1207, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 71:373-80. 2000..We report on the relationship between CogScreen-Aeromedical Edition (AE) factor scores and flight simulator performance in aircraft pilots aged 50-69...
- Emergency medical kit for commercial airlines: an updateClaude Thibeault
Aerospace Medical Association, Air Transport Medicine Committee, 320 S Henry St, Alexandria, VA 22314, Alexandria, VA, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:1170-1. 2007..Based on the above, the Committee proposes the following update to its 2002 recommendations...
- Psychosocial risk factors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the lower-back among long-haul international female flight attendantsHyeonkyeong Lee
Nursing Policy Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Nursing, Seoul, Korea
J Adv Nurs 61:492-502. 2008..This paper is a report of a study to examine the relationships between work-related psychosocial factors and lower-back work-related musculoskeletal disorders among long-haul international female flight attendants...
- Clinical aviation medicine: safe travel by airR Johnston
Medical Division, Aeromedical Clinical Tutor/Head, Occupational Health, Civil Aviation Authority, West Sussex
Clin Med 1:385-8. 2001..This team approach is important and is of benefit to the patient; it may avoid disruption to the flight...
- The number of steps taken by flight attendants during international long-haul flightsA Hagihara
Kyushu University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Health Services Management and Policy, Fukuoka, Japan
Aviat Space Environ Med 72:937-9. 2001....
- Emergencies in the airA Qureshi
Selly Oak Hospital, Selly Oak, Birmingham B29 6JD, UK
Emerg Med J 22:658-9. 2005....
- Aircrew periodic medical examinationsD C McLoughlin
Royal Air Force Centre of Aviation Medicine, RAF Henlow, Bedfordshire, UK
Occup Med (Lond) 53:11-4. 2003..Aircrew are subject to periodic medical examinations (PMEs) throughout their careers. These aim to ensure flight safety...
- In-flight medical events and aircraft diversions: one airline's experienceEugene F Delaune
Department of Emergency Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 74:62-8. 2003..An aging population combined with the increasing mobility of people with acute and chronic illnesses could make an increase in the frequency of in-flight medical events aboard commercial aircraft likely...
- Pulse oximetry: basic principles and applications in aerospace medicineJessica L Wagner
Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, TMP3, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:973-8. 2007..INTRODUCTION: Pulse oximeters are reliable, objective, and noninvasive monitors that have broad application in aerospace medicine. New technology enables pulse oximeters to perform well in adverse environments and measure additional ..
- Work-related musculoskeletal symptoms reported by female flight attendants on long-haul flightsHyeonkyeong Lee
College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60527, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 77:1283-7. 2006..The purpose of this study was to identify the prevalence and severity (frequency, duration, and intensity) of WMS experienced by female flight attendants working on long-haul international flights for one major airline...
- Pilot age and expertise predict flight simulator performance: a 3-year longitudinal studyJoy L Taylor
Department of Veterans Affairs and Sierra Pacific MIRECC, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Neurology 68:648-54. 2007..We investigated the influence of age and aviation expertise (indexed by Federal Aviation Administration pilot ratings) on longitudinal flight simulator performance...
- Flying the smoky skies: secondhand smoke exposure of flight attendantsJ Repace
Repace Associates, Inc, 101 Felicia Lane, Bowie 20720, USA
Tob Control 13:i8-19. 2004..To assess the contribution of secondhand smoke (SHS) to aircraft cabin air pollution and flight attendants' SHS exposure relative to the general population...
- Adverse effects of smoke exposure on the upper airwayJ M Samet
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Suite W6041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Tob Control 13:i57-60. 2004..This paper reviews secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure and diseases and symptoms of the upper airway, including the sinuses. Risks to flight attendants, who were occupationally exposed until smoking was banned on all flights, are emphasised...
- Long-haul flights and deep vein thrombosis: a significant risk only when additional factors are also presentRoopen Arya
Department of Haematological Medicine, King s College Hospital, London, UK
Br J Haematol 116:653-4. 2002..3 (CI 0.6-2.8). Risk of DVT was only increased in long-haul travellers if one or more additional risk factors were present, with an odds ratio of 3.0 (CI 1.1-8.2). Such individuals may benefit from prophylactic measures to minimize risk...
- Prevalence of respiratory symptoms among female flight attendants and teachersE A Whelan
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
Occup Environ Med 60:929-34. 2003..Potential health effects of the indoor environment in office buildings and aircraft have generated considerable concern in recent years...
- Contemporary conception of anti-G protection of cosmonauts in flights aboard "Soyuz" space vehiclesA R Kotovskaya
Russian Federation State Scientific Centre Institute for Biomedical Problems RAS, Moscow, Russia
J Gravit Physiol 11:P237-8. 2004....
- World-wide radiation dosage calculations for air crew membersK O'BRIEN
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA
Adv Space Res 31:835-40. 2003..The program is now utilized by airline companies around the world and provides unification for subsequent world-wide studies on the effects of natural radiation on aircrew members...
- Optic neuropathy following an altitude exposureAllan Steigleman
Navy Experimental Diving Unit, Panama City, FL 32407, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 74:985-9. 2003....
- Psychological issues relevant to astronaut selection for long-duration space flight: a review of the literatureDaniel L Collins
USAF, Manpower Aid Personnel Division Brooks Air Force Base, Texas, 78235 5601, USA
Hum Perf Extrem Environ 7:43-67. 2003....
- "Higher, always higher": technology, the military and aviation medicine during the age of the two world warsChristian Kehrt
Deutsches Museum, Forschungsinstitut für Technik und Wissenschaftsgeschichte Museumsinsel 1, 80538 Munich, Germany
Endeavour 30:138-43. 2006..This research led to the construction of artificial environments for pilots and ultimately gave rise to space medicine...
- Acute soft tissue neck injury from unexpected accelerationNicholas D Green
RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine, RAF Henlow, Bedfordshire, SG16 6DN, UK
Aviat Space Environ Med 74:1085-90. 2003..Injury below previously established 'tolerance' limits is possible, with some individuals being at risk from unexpected acceleration exposure above around +2 to ...
- Diagnostic categories among 232 military aircrew with musculoskeletal disabilitiesNarinder Taneja
Department of Human Engineering and Human Factors, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Indian Air Force, Bangalore, India
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:581-5. 2005..Analysis of the nature and cause of musculoskeletal disabilities can provide insight to assist in developing preventive and therapeutic intervention programs...
- Behavioral and health implications of civilian spaceflightHarvey A Wichman
Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:B164-71. 2005..Finally, major passenger medical and behavioral issues of the first phase of orbital space tourism-long-term microgravity flight-are discussed...
- Galactic and solar radiation exposure to aircrew during a solar cycleB J Lewis
Royal Military College of Canada, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Kingston, Ontario
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 102:207-27. 2002..This model has been compared to results obtained during recent solar flare events...
- Measurement of the energy spectrum of cosmic-ray induced neutrons aboard an ER-2 high-altitude airplaneP Goldhagen
U S Department of Energy, Environmental Measurements Laboratory, New York, NY 10014 4811, USA
Nucl Instrum Methods Phys Res A 476:42-51. 2002..In all cases, ambient dose equivalent was greater than effective dose for cosmic-ray neutrons...
- Acute urinary retention among astronautsPhilip C Stepaniak
NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:A5-8. 2007..The four major causes of AUR--obstructive, pharmacologic, psychogenic, and neurogenic-are discussed, with an emphasis on how these may have played a role in this case...
- Renal stone formation among astronautsRobert A Pietrzyk
Wyle Laboratories, Houston, TX, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:A9-13. 2007..Another potential serious health complication is the development of renal stones. The development of a renal stone may not only impact the health of the crewmember, but also the success of the mission...
- [Pathologic changes induced by sustained acceleration]Chang lu Zhan
Institute of Aviation Medicine, Air Force, Beijing, China
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing) 15:74-8. 2002..Aviation medical workers should pay good attention to these changes and the use of high performance anti-G measures in order to ensure safety and performance of the pilots...
- [Estimated cosmic radiation doses for flight personnel]Ying jin Feng
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing) 15:265-9. 2002..193 mSv a-1 (0.887-4.419 mSv a-1). Conclusion. Annual individual doses of all monitored flight personnel are well below the limit 20 mSv a-1 recommended by International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP)...
- Blood glucose awareness training helps return insulin-treated aviators to the cockpitAlon Grossman
Israel Air Force Aeromedical Center, Israel
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:586-8. 2005..These cases attest to the importance of blood glucose awareness training in the return of diabetic patients to the cockpit...
- Testing method of plus and minus Gz tolerance at Czech Air Force pilotsP Dosel
Institute of Aviation Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
J Gravit Physiol 11:P239-40. 2004..A system for the physiological signal acquisition in a cockpit of combat aircraft was developed for this purpose...
- Interventions to prevent bone loss in astronauts during space flightJun Iwamoto
Department of Sports Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Keio J Med 54:55-9. 2005....
- [Evaluation of +Gz tolerance following simulation of 8-hr flight]M N Khomenko
Aviakosm Ekolog Med 39:31-6. 2005..loads following 8-hr flight simulation with the use of the modern anti-g gear,..
- Modeling of dynamic cardiovascular responses during G-transition-induced orthostatic stress in pitch and roll rotationsWilliam W Melek
Engineering Services Inc, 1 Bedford Road, Toronto, ON M5R 2J7, Canada
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 49:1481-90. 2002..The new models are being currently utilized in the design of operational recommendations for more G-tolerant operational flight regimes (e.g., split-S tactical maneuver) than the ones currently in use for modern combat aircraft...
- This month in aerospace medicine history--July 2005Walter Dalitsch
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:700, 711. 2005
- Seat vibration in military propeller aircraft: characterization, exposure assessment, and mitigationSuzanne D Smith
Air Force Research Laboratory, Human Effectiveness Directorate, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433 7947, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 77:32-40. 2006..This paper characterizes and assesses the higher frequency vibration transmitted to the occupants onboard these aircraft...
- This month in aerospace medicine history--August 2005Walter Dalitsch
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:809, 818. 2005
- Equivalent dose measurements on board an Armenian Airline flight and Concorde (correction of Concord) (9-17 km)A B Akopova
Yerevan Physics Institute, Yerevan, Armenia
Radiat Meas 35:561-4. 2002..The shape of the differential energy spectrum for fast neutrons is the same on all Armenian airlines flights, but significantly different at 17 km altitude, where the flux in the energy region above 3 MeV is increasing...
- Involuntary eye responses as measures of fatigue in US Army Apache aviatorsPatricia A LeDuc
Aircrew Health and Performance Division, US Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory, Ft Rucker, AL 36362, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:C86-91. 2005..The goals of this study were: 1) to quantify possible flight-induced fatigue in Apache aviators; and 2) to evaluate minimally intrusive neurophysiologic measures of fatigue for potential use in operational environments...
- Aircraft crew radiation workplaces: comparison of measured and calculated ambient dose equivalent rate data using the EURADOS in-flight radiation data basePeter Beck
ARC Seibersdorf Research ARCS, Austria
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 118:182-9. 2006..The paper discusses the estimation of annual doses for given flight hours and gives an outline of further research needed in the field of aircraft crew dosimetry, such as the influence of solar particle events...
- Decompression sickness latency as a function of altitude to 25,000 feetTerry L Haske
Graduate Education Division, US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks AFB, TX 78235 5104, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 73:1059-62. 2002....
- Effects of three helmet-mounted display symbologies on unusual attitude recognition and recoveryWilliam R Ercoline
Attitude Awareness Laboratory, AFRL HEP, Veridian Engineering, Brooks AFB, TX 78235 5104, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 73:1053-8. 2002..A secondary concern is the possible effects of visual conflict between the apparent motion of traditional, nose-referenced flight symbology and the off-axis view of the outside world...
- Eye light flashes on the Mir space stationS Avdeev
Russian Space Corporation Energia Korolev, Korolev, Moscow, Russia
Acta Astronaut 50:511-25. 2002..As a function of LET, the LF probability increases above 10 keV/micrometer, reaching about 5% at around 50 keV/micrometer...
- Breast cancer and spaceflight: risk and managementYael R Barr
Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Division of Aerospace Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0570, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:A26-37. 2007..Employing such a strategy may provide a viable management approach in the case of a newly diagnosed breast mass inflight...
- Invulnerability, coping, salutogenesis, integration: four phases of space psychologyPeter Suedfeld
Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:B61-6. 2005....
- [Respiratory equipment and air travel: what problems, what solutions?]D Foret
Fédération ANTADIR, Paris, France
Rev Mal Respir 24:4S37-4S41. 2007
- G-induced visual and cognitive disturbances in a survey of 65 operational fighter pilotsCaroline A Rickards
Aerospace Physiology Laboratory, School of Medical Sciences, Science, Engineering and Technology Portfolio, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:496-500. 2005..Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) pilots currently fly the F/A-18 and Hawk 127, producing +Gz accelerations up to +7.5 Gz, which places these pilots at risk of both A-LOC and G-LOC...
- Medicine in long duration space exploration: the role of virtual reality and broad bandwidth telecommunications networksM D Ross
The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Telemedicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-5042, USA
Acta Astronaut 49:441-5. 2001..These models are Virtual Collaborative Clinics that reach into remote sites using telecommunications and emerging stereo-imaging and sensor technologies...
- Human interactions in space: results from Shuttle/MirN Kanas
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, and the VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
Acta Astronaut 49:243-60. 2001..Crewmembers perceived their work environment differently from people on Earth, and they demonstrated equanimity in mood and group perceptions, both in space and on the ground. Grant numbers: NAS9-19411...
- On the radiosensitivity of man in spaceR D Esposito
Department of Physics, University Federico II, Napoli, Italy
Adv Space Res 27:345-54. 2001..A dedicated computer code was written and applied to solar particle events and to the mission to Mars. The results suggest that altered myelopoiesis and lymphopoiesis in microgravity might increase human radiosensitivity in space...
- Psychological test profiles of USAF pilots before training vs. type aircraft flownJames E Boyd
USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks City Base, TX, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:463-8. 2005..a bomber pilot (BP) or airlift/tanker pilot (AP)...
- Lessons learned from Mir--a payload perspectiveJohn J Uri
ISS Payloads Office, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, USA
Acta Astronaut 56:877-82. 2005..Among these are optimum crew training strategies, on-orbit crew operations, ground support, medical operations and crew psychological support, and safety certification processes...
- [Human-centered ergonomical study and applications in manned spacecraft project of China]Guo hua Jiang
Institute of Space Medico Engineering, Beijing, China
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing) 16:550-5. 2003..Finally, some suggestions were proposed on space man-machine system development according to recent ergonomic trend in space ergonomics and the basis of experience of first manned spacecraft project...
- Neck strength and myoelectric fatigue in fighter and helicopter pilots with a history of neck painBjorn Ang
Neurotec Department, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:375-80. 2005..The aim of this single-blinded cross-sectional study was to evaluate neck neuromuscular function in fighter and helicopter pilots who suffered from frequent neck pain...
- G-induced loss of consciousness: case-control study of 78 G-Locs in the F-15, F-16, and A-10Nereyda L Sevilla
Department of Preventive Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:370-4. 2005....
- Recent NASA research accomplishments aboard the ISSNeal R Pellis
Office of Biological and Physical Research OBPR, International Space Station ISS, National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, USA
Acta Astronaut 55:589-98. 2004....
- You're the flight surgeon: supplementsDavid Heltzel
Naval Health Clinic, NAS Patuxent River, MD, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:1080-81. 2007..Surgery is the treatment of choice. Thyroglobulin can be a useful tumor marker for disease surveillance. Disease impact on safety of flight is the primary aeromedical concern...
- Short duration microgravity experiments in physical and life sciences during parabolic flights: the first 30 ESA campaignsVladimir Pletser
Microgravity Projects Division, Manned Spaceflight and Microgravity Directorate, European Space Research and Technology Centre ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Acta Astronaut 55:829-54. 2004....
- Acute hypoxia and related symptoms on mild exertion at simulated altitudes below 3048 mAdrian M Smith
Armed Forces Aeromedical Centre BAE Systems, P O Box 98, Dhahran 31932, Saudi Arabia
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:979-84. 2007..Helicopter aircrew have reported features of hypoxia below 3048 m (10,000 ft). The aim of this study was to examine the effect of physical activity below 3048 m on the development of hypoxia...
- Radiation dose estimation for epidemiologic studies of flight attendantsBarbara Grajewski
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
Am J Ind Med 41:27-37. 2002..NIOSH is conducting health studies of female flight attendants. Exposures of interest include cosmic radiation and circadian rhythm disruption, however, the data needed to estimate cumulative radiation dose are not found in work histories...
- Flight display dynamics and compensatory head movements in pilotsJeremy Beer
Laser Vehicle Engagement Simulator Laboratory, Naval Health Research Center Directed Energy Bioeffects Laboratory NHRC DET DEBL, 8315 Navy Road, Brooks AFB, TX 78235 5365, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:579-86. 2007..In a synthetic cockpit, the flight display was manipulated to test whether changing the visual reference frame would alter OKCR...
- Medicine and space explorationArnauld Nicogossian
International Medical Policy Office, School of Public Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22032, USA
Lancet 362:s8-9. 2003
- Biohazard potential of putative Martian organisms during missions to MarsDavid Warmflash
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, TX, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:A79-88. 2007....
- Commercial human spaceflight: the new challenge for aerospace medicineJonathan B Clark
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:542. 2007
- An analysis of control reversal errors during unusual attitude recoveries using helmet-mounted display symbologyKristen K Liggett
Air Force Research Laboratory, Human Effectiveness Directorate, AFRL HECI, Wright Patterson AFB, OH 45433 7511, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 73:102-11. 2002..However, unintuitive information or inappropriate implementation of on-boresight attitude symbology on the HMD may contribute to the SD problem...
- Mechanistic bases for modelling space radiation risk and planning radiation protection of astronautsA Ottolenghi
Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita degli Studi di Milano and INFN--Sezione di Milano, Milano, Italy
Phys Med 17:272-7. 2001..Techniques for integrating into condensed-history codes stochastic information provided by event-by-event simulations will be presented...
- Desensitizing a pilot with a phobic response to required helicopter underwater escape trainingChristopher J Brooks
Survival Systems Ltd, 40 Mount Hope Ave, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 4K9
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:618-23. 2007..A systematic desensitization program designed to help aircrew who have a phobic anxiety of the Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) has been developed...
- The effect of space radiation on the induction of chromosome damageK George
Wyle Laboratories, Houston, TX, USA
Phys Med 17:222-5. 2001..To counteract this effect, prematurely condensed chromosome (PCC) spreads were collected. Frequencies of aberrations in PCC were compared with those in metaphase spreads...
- [What are the peculiarities of management in respiratory insufficiency patients coupled with air travel? Air travel in patients undergoing long-term oxygen therapy]J Gonzalez-Bermejo
Service de Pneumologie et Réanimation et Centre SLA Ile de France, Groupe Hospitalier Pitie Salpetriere, Paris, France
Rev Mal Respir 24:4S30-4S33. 2007
- [What are the peculiarities of management of respiratory insufficiency patients coupled with air travel? Air travel in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation]D Orlikowski
Service de réanimation médicale et pôle de ventilation a domicile, Hopital Raymond Poincare, Garches, France
Rev Mal Respir 24:4S34-4S36. 2007
- Aviation medicine graduate training at Ohio State University, 1955-1977Charles E Billings
Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 81:517-21. 2010..A number of graduates took both examinations during the first years of practice following their training; several continued to practice in both specialties throughout their careers...
- Percutaneous bladder catheterization in microgravityJeffrey A Jones
Space Life Science Directorate, National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA Lyndon B Johnson Space Center JSC, Houston, Texas 77058, USA
Can J Urol 14:3493-8. 2007..A porcine model of urethral occlusion was used. The results demonstrate an additional capability from our previous investigations describing endoscopic catheterization and stenting of the ureters in microgravity conditions...
- Prevalence of drugs and alcohol in fatal civil aviation accidents between 1994 and 1998D V Canfield
Civil Aeromedical Institute, Federal Aviation Administration, Oklahoma City, OK 73125, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 72:120-4. 2001....
- The highlights, and the lows, of aviation medicine in the 1940's: the human elementR W Cheetham
University of Natal, Umhlanga Rocks, Republic of South Africa
Aviat Space Environ Med 60:706-10. 1989..In spite of the implementation of the knowledge gained during the tour, the laboratory was closed after the war...
- Aerospace medicine in Germany: from the very beginningsV Harsch
Aviat Space Environ Med 71:447-50. 2000The roots of German Aerospace Medicine are in Berlin. High altitude research was performed by physiologists like Nathan Zuntz and the very first Army flight surgeons, Koschel and Flemming...
- Decision analysis in aerospace medicine: costs and benefits of a hyperbaric facility in spaceAva John-Baptiste
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Aviat Space Environ Med 77:434-42; discussion 442-3. 2006..We illustrate the use of decision analysis to compare a hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) chamber to currently available therapy for DCS treatment on the ISS...
- The effects of weightlessness on the human organism and mammalian cellsJ Pietsch
FU Berlin, Division of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Berlin, Germany
Curr Mol Med 11:350-64. 2011..Moreover, the latest information on how these changes lead to clinically relevant health problems and current strategies of countermeasures are reviewed...
- High-risk head and neck movements at high G and interventions to reduce associated neck injuryMark R Coakwell
US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks AFB, TX, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 75:68-80. 2004....
- Scopolamine nasal spray in motion sickness: a randomised, controlled, and crossover study for the comparison of two scopolamine nasal sprays with oral dimenhydrinate and placeboN Klocker
AUDIT Institute for Medical Services and Quality Assurance, Mühlfeldstr 22, 65232, Taunusstein, Germany
Eur J Pharm Sci 13:227-32. 2001..Scopolamine nasal spray was found to be an effective and safe treatment in motion sickness, with a fast onset of action within 30 min after administration...
- Evaluation of teleoperated surgical robots in an enclosed undersea environmentCharles R Doarn
Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
Telemed J E Health 15:325-35. 2009..The deployment and operation of teleoperated surgical systems and semi-autonomous, supervisory-controlled tasks were successfully conducted...
- Noninvasive methods in space cardiologyR M Baevsky
Institute of Biomedical Problems, Moscow, Russia
J Cardiovasc Diagn Proced 14:161-71. 1997..An important role of these centers in mobilizing functional reserves of the body to ensure its relatively stable adaptation to weightless conditions is shown...
- Physician field response: a national surveyD C Cone
Department of Emergency Medicine, MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 4:217-21. 2000..To assess the availability, scope of practice, and training of physician field response (PFR) units for emergency medical services (EMS) systems in the United States...
- Jacob Jongbloed (1895-1974): a Dutch pioneer of aviation medicineAlexander von Lünen
Geography Department, University of Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK
Aviat Space Environ Med 82:654-7. 2011..Due to his many posts and his scientific work in the field, he could be regarded as the "father" of Dutch aviation medicine...
- Thoracic sonography for pneumothorax: the clinical evaluation of an operational space medicine spin-offAndrew W Kirkpatrick
Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Andrew
Acta Astronaut 56:831-8. 2005..Applied thoracic US is an example of a clinically useful space medicine spin-off that is improving health care on earth...
- Enhancement of osteoclastic bone resorption and suppression of osteoblastic bone formation in response to reduced mechanical stress do not occur in the absence of osteopontinM Ishijima
Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo 101 0062, Japan
J Exp Med 193:399-404. 2001..Thus, OPN is a molecule required for the bone loss induced by mechanical stress that regulates the functions of osteoblasts and osteoclasts...
- Alcohol screening instruments and psychiatric evaluation outcomes in military aviation personnelTrina Gates
Naval Aerospace Medicine Institute, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:48-51. 2007..This study evaluates screening tools that have been validated in non-aviators in terms of their utility for aviator patients...
- Decreased steady-state cerebral blood flow velocity and altered dynamic cerebral autoregulation during 5-h sustained 15% O2 hypoxiaNaoko Nishimura
Division of Hygiene, Department of Social Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine, 30 1 Oyaguchi kami cho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8610, Japan
J Appl Physiol (1985) 108:1154-61. 2010..These results suggest that sustained mild hypoxia reduces steady-state CBF and continuously impairs dynamic cerebral autoregulation, implying an increased risk of shortage of oxygen supply to the brain...
- Is there a neurologist on this flight?J I Sirven
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
Neurology 58:1739-44. 2002..To analyze the frequency of neurologic events during commercial airline flights and to assess whether onboard emergency medical kits are adequate for in-flight neurologic emergencies...
- Evolution of the Behavioral Sciences Branch of the Space Medicine and Health Care Systems Office at the Johnson Space CenterEdna R Fiedler
National Space Biomedical Research Institute, Baylor University, One Baylor Plaza, NA 425, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:B31-5. 2005..The current NASA focus on human space exploration to the Moon and beyond re-emphasizes the importance of the human-centered approach...
- Phototherapy in anti-aging and its photobiologic basics: a new approach to skin rejuvenationMario A Trelles
Instituto Medico Vilafortuny, Antoni de Gimbernat Foundation, Cambrils, Spain
J Cosmet Dermatol 5:87-91. 2006..Some studies proving the efficacy of LED therapy have already appeared, and based on their results LED therapy represents a potential new approach to prevention in anti-aging, so that further studies are warranted to prove its efficacy...
- Introduction and summary of principal conclusions of the Second European Workshop in Aviation CardiologyM Joy
U K Civil Aviation Authority, Gatwick Airport South
Eur Heart J Suppl 1:D1-12. 1999..Hafner has reviewed the JAA process in this supplement...
- Aviation medicine in the United Kingdom: from the end of World War I to the end of World War II, 1919-1945T Michael Gibson
Corporate Health Ltd, Slough, Berkshire, UK
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:689-91. 2005..This part of the account of British aviation medicine research charts its transition from an organization with three full-time workers into a thriving research institute...
- Non-prescription Drug Training for PilotsERIC R CRAINE; Fiscal Year: 2010..The proposed product development will lead to FlyFit!, an OTCD training program, augmenting existing flight simulator training programs to mimic or demonstrate piloting while affected by OTCD. ..
- NONINVASIVE MONITORING OF GASTRIC MOTOR FUNCTIONBabajide Familoni; Fiscal Year: 1992..The same system will be employed in double blind studies of patients with gastric disease...
- Non-Invasive System for Identifying Neural BehaviorCarlo De Luca; Fiscal Year: 2009..It will be useful to clinicians for assessing the degree of dysfunction in upper motoneuron diseases such as Cerebral Palsy, Parkinson's Disease, ALS, Stroke, and other disorders. ..
- Engineered Proteins for Continuous Metabolic MonitoringLeah Tolosa; Fiscal Year: 2009..Validation studies will be carried out using standard HPLC methods with a pulsed electrochemical detector. ..
- EXPANSION OF MUTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH CENTERLOUIS SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Predictors of Skin Cancer in Commercial Airline PilotsJoyce Nicholas; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Light Treatment for Sleep/Wake Disturbances ADJerome Yesavage; Fiscal Year: 2008..Outcome will be documented by objective circadian activity rhythm parameters and standard sleep/wake measures both assessed by actigraphy. ..
- MRI and Decline of Aging Aviator PerformanceJoy Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007..We propose to enhance our set of predictors by the addition of highly quantified MR volumetric measures to better explain in whom and how functional decline OCCU rs. ..
- TREATMENTS FOR INSOMNIAJerome Yesavage; Fiscal Year: 2003..This five-year application will ultimately include 90 treatment subjects aged >60 years (three groups of 30 each). ..
- HIGH ENERGY IONS AND GENOMIC INSTABILITYEric Hall; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- REGULATION OF INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE AND OCULAR BLOOD FLOWJohn Liu; Fiscal Year: 2007..New knowledge of ocular blood flow and lOP in patients would have implications for the better diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. ..
- Integrity of the Pulmonary Blood-Gas BarrierJohn West; Fiscal Year: 2007..In addition, at the more basic level, this research is devoted to a fundamental biological dilemma of the lung, namely how the blood-gas barrier combines extreme thinness with immense strength. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Data Coordinating Center for Sleep Heart HealthMarie Diener West; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Long-term Ambulatory Gait Monitor for Parkinson's DiseaseSteven Moore; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PILOT AGING AND AVIATION SAFETYGuohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2007..Results of this project can provide valuable empirical data for understanding the relationship between pilot aging and safety performance and for reassessing the "age-60 rule." ..
- THE ENVIRONMENT AS A CONTEXT FOR OPPORTUNITIES IN SCHOOLNancy Moreno; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- MICROMATTERSNancy Moreno; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- FILLING THE GAPS--K-6 SCIENCE/HEALTH EDUCATIONNancy Moreno; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Alcohol in Aviation and Motor CarriersGuohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2010..Findings from theproposed research couldprovide much-neededscientific evidence for informing important policy decisions relevant to transportation safety andprotection of the traveling public. ..
- Skill acquisition in older adultsRachael Seidler; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Bioscience Inspiration and Opportunities for StudentsNancy Moreno; Fiscal Year: 2007..g., print publications, journal articles), as well as innovative techniques (e.g., Web-based resource archive, on-line instructional sessions). ..
- TREATMENTS FOR BENIGN PAROXYSMAL POSITIONAL VERTIGOHelen Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2008..4. Determine the influence of rhinosinusitis. A) Determine the prevalence of rhinosinusitis in patients with BPPV. B) Determine if the presence of rhinosinusitis affects severity of symptoms or response to treatment. ..
- A Prospective Study of Suicide Prevention in the USAFKerry Knox; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Brief Dental Office Intervention with Tobacco QuitlineJon Ebbert; Fiscal Year: 2005..S. adult population smoking; and 3) 75% of smokers quitting for at least one day or longer because they are trying to quit. ..
- Lymphangioleimyomatosis Research ConferenceFrancis McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- MANAGEMENT OF ADAPTATION TO ALTERED SENSORIMOTOR STATESHelen Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- High Dose Nicotine Patch Therapy for Spit Tobacco UsersJon Ebbert; Fiscal Year: 2004..Our goal is to reduce the prevalence of ST use and decrease the incidence of oropharyngeal cancer through the development of effective treatment options for ST users. ..
- PHASE III TRIAL FO SIROLIMUS IN LYMPHANGIOLEIOMYLMATOSISFrancis McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2009..Patient safety will be monitored by an NIH Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB). The MILES trial is designed as a pivotal study to determine if sirolimus is effective in stabilizing or improving lung function in patients with LAM. ..
- Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Research ProjectFrancis McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2002..Efforts have been made to attract established investigators from related disciplines who can complement the expertise of the LAM investigators. ..
- Evaluating Nicotine Lozenges for Treatment of Smokeless Tobacco AddictionJon Ebbert; Fiscal Year: 2009..No drug therapies have been shown to be effective for helping smokeless tobacco users quit for good. The purpose of this study is to test drugs that can be used to help smokeless tobacco users quit for good. ..
- Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Research Conference 2006Francis McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- 2005 LAM Foundation Lymphangioleiomyomatosis ResearchFrancis McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- TREATMENT FOR COMORBID ASTHMA AND PANIC DISORDERPaul Lehrer; Fiscal Year: 2002..The principal outcome measures will be indices of high/low PD end-state functioning and improvement in asthma severity. A number of exploratory measures also will be analyzed. ..
- Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Research ProjectFrancis McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Novel Antioxidant Mechanisms of Surfactant ProteinsFrancis McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2006..The results will provide important insights into the roles of the surfactant proteins in preventing oxidative lung disease and may be useful for the design of novel recombinant proteins and peptides of therapeutic value. ..
- SURFACTANT PROTEIN A IN PULMONARY HOST DEFENSEFrancis McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2002..These studies will elucidate the role of SP-A in the innate immune defense of the lung, and may assist in the design of optimal antimicrobial strategies. ..
- The 2007 LAM Foundation Lymphangioleiomyomatosis International Research ConferencFrancis McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..